Secret London: Kings Cross
Little Known Facts about Kings Cross
Kings Cross and St Pancras stations have been used as the backdrop to numerous films including Chaplin, Richard III and the 1955 comedy The Ladykillers.
Legend has it that Boudicca’s bones are buried under a platform at Kings Cross Station.
The world famous Hogwarts Express from the popular Harry Potter books and films leaves from platform 9 ¾ at Kings Cross Station.
The elaborate staircase at the Midland Grand Hotel was used in the Spice Girl’s first video Wannabe, and in the film Batman Begins.
The Great Train Robbers Gordon Goody and Bruce Reynolds stole a train from Euston Station in 1936 to practise driving it!